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Angleton Organist Profiled in Video for Competition

Angleton Organist Profiled in Video for Competition

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Holy Comforter's Yuri McCoy was featured in our June issue of Diolog magazine for his entry into the prestigious Longwood Gardens Internation Organ Competition. He didn't win the competition, but Longwood put together this fantastic video featuring McCoy:    

Churches Across Texas Hosts Summer Concerts

Churches Across Texas Hosts Summer Concerts

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Summer music series are heating the Episcopal landscape across Texas. Check out some the events coming up in your area:   St. Matthew's, Austin, Continues Soul of a Musician Series St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church and Spicewood Tavern will provide one more concert before a six-week...

Music Sets Stage for Deeper Conversation in Austin

Music Sets Stage for Deeper Conversation in Austin

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

The Rev. Merrill Wade (L) listens as Jeff Lofton (R) answers a question The smooth trumpet of Jeff Lofton fills the local eatery near St. Matthew's in northwest Austin on June 9. It’s the 15th offering of Soul of a Musician, a collaboration of St. Matthew’s and Spicewood Tavern...

Angleton Organist Wins Spot in International Competition

Angleton Organist Wins Spot in International Competition

Written by Paula Haenchen on

Yuri McCoy hasn’t had much time to develop a long, successful career, but he certainly enjoys an illustrious one in Angleton. His journey has taken him from West Virginia to Italy, Hawaii and finally to South Texas. McCoy’s growing expertise playing the organ and piano has received the kind of...

Through His Eyes

Written by Jeanie Sablatura on

In the late 1960s, Rick Patrick was working on his undergraduate degree in communications at the University of Texas in Austin. He enrolled in a photojournalism class and, in his last semester, he began working for a small weekly paper, the Austin Citizen, which targeted north Austin residents...

Connections Mark Architect’s and Artist’s Giftedness

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

Carvel Glenn smiles all the time. It seems to be his natural state. The Houston architect has taken up brush and paints to help illustrate this issue of Diolog with some of his musings in ink and watercolor. Glenn has painted and sent his personalized post cards to friends for a long time and...

60 Years of Amazing Grace

60 Years of Amazing Grace

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

Beverly Hilburn was reared in Jacksonville, just 30 miles from Tyler, where she has touched many through her music, as a teacher and at worship. She has played the organ and piano at St. John’s Episcopal Church since 1952—that’s a lot of hymns!

Lauren Anderson: Dancing for the Glory of God

Lauren Anderson: Dancing for the Glory of God

Written by Carol E. Barnwell on

“I heard [Tchaikovsky’s] Nutcracker at Jones Hall with my mother. It was the most beautiful thing I’d ever heard,” said Lauren Anderson. She began to study ballet at age seven and performed in the Houston Ballet’s very first production of the Nutcracker that same year.

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